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Moskalkova told about the reaction of youth to the implementation of online voting

Youth welcomes an online voting and asked to apply this form to the election campaigns and referendum, said the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova.

"Many calls we had from people who wanted to Express their position that they are satisfied with the long ballot and use the Internet, especially the young ones it says, it was convenient, and they have asked me to convey that this form would be suitable to conduct election campaigns and referendums," - said Moskalkova in the information center of the CEC.

A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed because of the epidemic of coronavirus in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on a new date for voting on 1 July. Because of the need to take into account the epidemiological situation and the security of the population, it was decided that the Russians will be able to vote from 25 June to 1 July.